Angela Carter Papers: 'A Bunch of Joys'

Scope and Content

'A Bunch of Joys, Scenes from City Nights'. A collection of unpublished short stories.

1. Introduction and contents page, typewritten, annotated; n.d.

2. ['House of Lights']. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. Untitled.

3. 'Nights in a Ballroom'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

4. 'It's all happening on this one'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

5. 'A Good Blow: portrait of a town silver band'. Typewritten draft and fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

6. 'Matman! Blang!! Pow!!! Alyman at the Wrestling Show'. Two typewritten drafts, and typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. The drafts are both imperfect.

7. 'George a Retired Busker'. Three typewritten drafts, lightly annotated; n.d. One incomplete.

8. 'Saturday Night'. Two typewritten drafts, lightly annotated; n.d. One incomplete.

9. Four typescripts with subject matter related to the stories in the collection (a brass band, ballrooms and wrestling); n.d. All incomplete.

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